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Hixon, BC (Nearby: Strathnaver, Dunkley, Cinema, Moose Heights, Ten Mile Lake)

  • Strathnaver

39060 BC-97
Hixon, British Columbia
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British Columbia Tourism Region : Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

Description From Owner:
  • Strathnaver - In the summer of 1911, the fourth Duke of Sutherland, who owned more acres than any other British nobleman, detrained at Ashcroft and, with three automobiles for his entourage and a fourth for their liquor, headed north to add equity.
  • Here he purchased 4,000 acres of his own choosing and named his new estate Strathnaver ('valley of the Naver'). Earlier 'Lord Strathnaver' had been a courtesy title used by the heirs apparent of the Earls (later Dukes) of Sutherland.
  • The next year the first party of Scottish settlers was sent out to Strathnaver, but in 1913 the Duke died and the whole colonization project was abandoned.
  • With permission from G.P.V and Helen B. Akrigg 1997 British Columbia Place Names. UBC Press.

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Nearby Lakes and Mountains:
  • Pauli Lake, 4km
  • Chubb Lake, 5km
  • Nelson Kenny Lake, 6km
  • Colebank Lake, 6km
  • Yardley Lake, 8km
  • Lord Lake, 10km
  • Jimmac Lake, 8km
  • Hudson Lake, 9km
  • Pedley Lake, 15km
  • Neck Lake, 10km
  • Pungut Lake, 10km
  • Lazaroff Lake, 13km
  • Mary Lake, 12km
  • Hush Lake, 17km
  • Bufton Lake, 20km
  • Ten Mile Lake, 23km
  • Genevieve Lake, 14km
  • Oscar Lake, 26km
  • Bellos Lake, 22km
  • Elkington Lake, 19km
  • Jess Lake, 26km
  • Government Lake, 31km
  • Bouchie Lake, 29km
  • Mouse Mountain, 29km
  • Thirteen Mile Lake, 31km
  • Trapping Lake, 34km
  • Milburn Lake, 32km
  • Davey Lake, 30km
  • Sixteen Mile Lake, 31km
  • Hanekan Lake, 27km
  • Fifteen Mile Lake, 32km
  • Dragon Lake, 37km
  • Mit Lake, 33km
  • Black Lake, 33km
  • Murison Lake, 30km
  • Mount Milburn, 33km
  • Kenny Lake, 35km
  • Hallis Lake, 41km
  • Herkyelthtie Lake, 30km
  • Wishon Lake, 43km
  • Mount George, 41km
  • Ahbau Lake, 26km
  • Blackwater Mountain, 27km
  • Spruce Lake, 42km
  • Dale Lake, 45km
  • Hay Lake, 28km
  • Lodi Lake, 29km
  • Dragon Mountain, 46km
  • Ross Lake, 29km
  • Red Rock Lake, 49km